Ford Conducts OCTC Chorus for Spring Concert May 2

The Owensboro Community and Technical College Chorus will perform a spring concert at 7 p.m. May 2 at Third Baptist Church. The choir will be under the direction of music teacher Dr. Connie Ford and accompanied by pianist Ann Jeannette Pierce.

Featured composers of works programmed from the 18th to 21st centuries include GF Handel, Alice Parker, Victor Johnson, David Dickau, Shawn Kirchner, Howard Helvey, Pablo Casals, Z. Randall Stroope, Thomas A. Dorsey, Gwyneth Walker and JAC Redford.

The 30-voice choir—composed of community members as well as high school and college students—has performed fall and spring concerts continuously since the spring of 1987.

Chorus members include Robbin Baughn, Tracey Bivens Helm, Linda Burgess, Beverly Chelgren, Kirby Chelgren, Matthew Constant, Janet Corum, Jeanette Ebelhar, Janet Estes, Mary Goodman, Rick Houston, Rachel Keeley, Sam Koon, Justin Kurz, Carroll Laswell , Leah McDivitt, Bob Meacham, Vicki Meacham, Shannon Muffett, Tristen Muffett, Christie Stumpf, Sr Sharon Sullivan, Janet Tichenor, Mike Tichenor, Chris Tolliver, Tony Sparks, Wendy Wells, Jim Wilhoyte and Sarah Worth.

The concert will also feature two OCTC faculty members, Dr. Micah Perkins on electric bass and Danny Huffman on drums.